During the month of July Walter Presents viewers in the US can look forward to the premiere of new series from France, Germany & Norway, as well as an Italian/Spanish co-production and the return of a Spanish crime drama. The month starts with the US premiere of German cold war spy drama The Same Sky (Der gleiche Himmel) on Friday, 2 July. The other new shows this month are: French supenatural drama The Last Wave (La dernière vague), Norwegian family drama The Half Brother (Halvbroren) and the Italian/Spanish co-produced romantic drama Love, Inevitably (Lejos de ti). Spanish crime drama Under Suspicion (Bajo Sospecha) also returns for its second and final season.
All shows are available to US viewers via the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel, Comcast Xfinity X1 and Roku. More details on the new shows below.
Walter Presents: The Same Sky (Der gleiche Himmel)
It’s East Germany in the spring of 1974, and Lars Weber, an East German Intelligence agent, is being relocated to West Berlin, tasked with seducing and spying on women who work in government or defense institutions for other countries. Lars is a young talent only just emerging from his espionage training program when he is assigned the case of Lauren Faber (Sofia Helin), a data analyst for the British Secret Service at the Devil’s Mountain listening station. Under the strict, sceptical and somewhat twisted guidance of his handler Ralf Müller, Lars quickly proves his talent, making his first steps into Lauren’s wary and formerly closed-off psyche.
All 6 episodes of this German drama series are available from Friday, 2 July.
Walter Presents: The Last Wave (La dernière vague)
One day in Brizan, a quiet seaside resort in the region of Landes in southwestern France, everything changes with the arrival of a wave. When a surge of clouds and a supersized wave collide during a surfing competition it engulfs the participants, causing them to disappear. Five hours later, the surfers reappear unharmed, but with no recollection of what happened to them. One by one, the returning surfers discover they each possess inexplicable powers.
The wave throws the small town into disarray which causes them to face a nightmare that is much bigger than them.
All 6 episodes of this French drama series are available from Friday, 16 July.
Walter Presents: The Half Brother (Halvbroren)
Based on the novel by Norwegian writer Lars Saabye, this award-winning series follows the life of a family spanning five generations in 20th century Europe focusing on the half-brothers Barnum and Fred. On V Day, May 1945, as the continent emerges from war, Barnum’s mother Vera is raped in her attic in Oslo by an unknown man, leading to the birth of Barnum’s half-brother, Fred. When Barnum is born five years later, to the man that Vera has since met and married, the Nilsen family, like Europe, is already splitting in two. The two boys grow up together during the Cold War – Barnum with his father, and Fred searching for his.
All 8 episodes of this Norwegian drama series are available from Friday, 23 July.
Walter Presents: Love, Inevitably (Lejos de ti)
“Love, Inevitably” is about an incredible and sudden love, made up of reality and imagination. It is the story of Candela and Massimo, a dancer from Seville and an entrepreneur from Rome, two complete opposites, but two destined to meet. It all starts in Prague, where Candela and Massimo meet by chance. It is hate at first sight, and yet they can’t stay away from each other. Once back in their home countries, they appear in each other’s thoughts and visions. From that moment on they will have to put up with paranormal phenomena that happen at the most inopportune moments, demanding their attention and manipulating their choices. In an effort to set these spirits and their souls at ease, they will attempt to make their love a palpable reality.
All 10 episodes of this Italian/Spanish drama series are available from Friday, 30 July.
3 thoughts on “Walter Presents: The Same Sky, The Last Wave, The Half Brother, Love Inevitably & Under Suspicion S2 to US viewers in July.”
Where is The Wave. I have Walter presents through PBS and have not found the Wave?
The Last Wave is here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B099VXHF27/